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Desert Trai‚Äčls Horsemanship

                                                            Gilbert, Arizona

"No Hour Of Life Is Lost That Is Spent In The Saddle." ~ Winston Churchill


Meet the Trainer

Christina Semerad: Instructor and trainer

  • Desert Trails owner and instructor is Christina Semerad, who has been involved with horses since starting as a child rider in Oregon, and moving to Arizona 18 years ago. Christina began riding and showing hunters at age 6, riding under several well known PNW trainers such as Joan Curtin, Brad Laird, and Jeff Cook. After attending Meredith Manor Equestrian College in West Virginia, and Oregon State University, she began teaching lessons and training horses professionally in Oregon. Desert Trails Horsemanship was started in Arizona in 2009, and has become a respected and recognizable name on the local show circuit with successful riders and ponies bringing home lots of awards.


Located in sunny central Arizona, Desert Trails Horsemanship is committed to teaching aspiring young hunter jumper riders, with a focus on safety and good sportsmanship. 

As of October 1st, 2020, Desert Trails Horsemanship is located at 23830 S Val Vista Drive, Chandler AZ 85249. The 4.5 acre private boarding facility offers a large 150' x 300' arena, 14 over sized stalls, grass turn outs, restroom, two tack rooms, and large off street parking area for parents. Cross streets are Chandler Heights and Val Vista.

Desert Trails barn tours are by appointment only, so please call, text or email to set up a time. Drop-ins are not allowed.

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